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Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor

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(AD 38-64) Polemo II - AE 21741 viewsPolemo II, 38-64 AD. AE21 (6.56g). Uncertain mint in Armenia, ca 60-64 AD. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓ Μ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΟΥ ΠΟΛΕΜΩΝΟΣ (ΟΣ in ligature), diademed, naked portrait bust of Polemo right within dotted border / ΙΟΥΛΙΑΣ ΜΑΜΜΑΙΑΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΙΣΣΗΣ, diademed, draped portrait bust of Mammaea right within dotted border. About VF. Extremely rare, perhaps the third specimen known.

Originally appointed king of Pontus by Caligula in 38 AD, Polemo made a career dependent on Roman politics. When he was deprived of his (nominal) rule of Bosporus in favor of a certain Mithradates in 41, Claudius gave him the district of the Cilician city Olba instead. In 64, Polemo got at least a part of Armenia as a reward for assisting Corbulo's campaigns. However, just four years later Nero annexed the kingdom of Pontus, and so Polemo's rule was confined to the city of Olba. The king's consort appearing on this coin was Polemo's second wife. His first marriage was to Berenike, sister of Agrippa II and later consort of Titus. His second wife, Mammaea, given the identity of the names, seems likely to have originated from the same region in Syria as the later Roman empress.
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(BC 183-149) AE 20 - Prusias II529 viewsPrusias II, 183-149 BC. AE20 (5.57g). Eagle standing right/ Thunderbolt. Dark green patina. Extremely fine.
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(BC 37-25) Amyntas - AE630 viewsAmyntas, 36-25 BC. AE (8.72g). Head of Herakles right, club behind / Lion walking right, head facing; ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ above, ΑΜΥΝΤΟΥ in exergue. Green patina, good VF.
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(BC 37-25) Amyntas - AE492 viewsAmyntas, 36-25 BC. Ankyra? AE (7.16g). Head of bearded Herakles right, club over shoulder / Lion walking right on ground line; B above, monogram in exergue. Dark green patina, EF. Rare.
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(BC 37-25) Amyntas - AE470 viewsAmyntas, 36-25 BC. Kremna? AE (2.28g). Bust of Hermes R, wearing petasos, caduceus over shoulder / Winged cadueceus, ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ / ΑΜΥΝ-ΤΟΥ. Thick green patina, EF. Rare.
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(BC 37-25) Amyntas - AE 18363 viewsAmyntas, 36-25 BC. AE18 (4.09g). Head of Artemis right, bow and quiver over shoulder / ΒΑΣΙΛΕ-ΩΣ above, [ΑΜΥΝΤΟΥ] in exergue, stag standing right. Near EF, mottled glossy green patina.
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(BC 37-25) Amyntas - AE 18464 viewsAmyntas, 36-25 BC. AE18 (3.73g). Head of Artemis right, bow and quiver over shoulder / Stag standing right; ΒΑΣΙΛΕ-ΩΣ above, ΑΜΥΝΤΟΥ in exergue. Thick, dark green patina, VF/gVF.
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(BC 37-25) Amyntas - AE 18320 viewsAmyntas, 36-25 BC. AE18 (2.70g). Bust of Hermes right, wearing petasos, caduceus over shoulder / ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ / ΑΜΥΝΤΟΥ, winged cadueceus. VF.
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(BC 37-25) Amyntas - AE 19692 viewsAmyntas, 36-25 BC. AE19 (4.44g). Head of bearded Herakles right, club at neck / Lion walking right. Near EF, dark green patina with earthen highlights. From the John Bergman Collection.
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(BC 37-25) Amyntas - AE 19470 viewsAmyntas, 37-25 BC. AE19 (3.77g, 12h). Draped bust of Artemis right; bow and quiver to left / Stag standing right. Good VF, dark green patina.

In 37/6 BC, Antony awarded Galatia, and the title of king, to Amyntas, who continued to rule until hid death in 25 BC. Artemis is portrayed here with the features of Cleopatra VII of Egypt, apparently as a sign of deference to Antony and the Egyptian queen.
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(BC 37-25) Amyntas - AE 21368 viewsAmyntas, 36-25 BC. AE21 (11h). Head of bearded Herakles right, club over shoulder / Lion walking right; ΒΑΣΙΛΕ-ΩΣ above, ΑΜΥΝΤΟΥ in exergue.
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(BC 37-25) Amyntas - AE 21364 viewsAmyntas, 36-25 BC. AE21 (5.39g). Head of bearded Herakles right, club on shoulder / ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ / ΑΜΥΝΤΟΥ, lion prancing right. Dark brown patina, EF. Gutknecht coll.
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(BC 37-25) Amyntas - AE 24350 viewsAmyntas, 36-25 BC. AE24 (8.72g). Head of bearded Herakles right, club over shoulder / Lion walking right; ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ above, ΑΜΥΝΤΟΥ in exergue. EF, pale bluish green patina.
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Abydos (AD 14-37) AE 13 - Tiberius140 viewsTiberius, 14-37 AD. AE13 (1.43g). CЄ BA, laureate head right / ABY, eagle standing right on thunderbolt. VF.
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Abydos (AD 166-177) AE 35 - Commodus1412 viewsCommodus, Caesar, 166-177 AD. AE35 (27.95g). ΑΥ Κ ΑΙΛ ΑΥΡΗ - ΚΟΜΟΔΟΣ ΓΕΡ, draped and laureate bust right / ΕΠΙ ΑΡΧ ΑΙΛ ZΩΙΛΟΥ, Alexander the Great, backed by more soldiers on two galleys, giving orders to attack; on the background turret with trumpeter giving the signal on long salpinx. Second known example. Red brown patina, minor smoothing, gVF.
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Abydos (AD 193-211) AE 38 - Septimius Severus1310 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE38 (23.74g). Fl. Ba. Prokles. Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / EΠI APC ΦΛ BA ΠP-OKΛOY / ABYΔHN, Leander accompanied by dolphins, swimming in the Hellespont towards a turret, from which Hero hold out a lighted lamp. Very rare. Interesting mythological depiction. Black green patina.
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Abydos (AD 198-217) AE 18 - Caracalla570 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE18 (3.58g, 12h). AV K M AVP ANTΩNЄI/NOC, laureate and draped bust right / A BVΔHNΩ N, pair of bull heads, back to back. Near EF, green patina. Group CEM.
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Abydos (AD 198-217) AE 38 - Caracalla977 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE38 (26.29g, 6h), struck 215-217 AD. AV K M AVPH ANTΩNEINO C, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / ABVΔHNΩ N above, HPΩ downward to right, ΛAIANΔPOC in exergue, Leander swimming right across Hellespont toward tower containing Hero standing left, who holds a lighted lamp in extended right hand; to left, sheathed sword set on rock outcropping; above, Eros flying right, holding wedding torch. EF, black-brown patina with some green and lighter brown overones, hairline flan crack. Extremely rare.
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Abydos (AD 222-235) AE 33 - Severus Alexander494 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE33 - Medallion (23.00g, 7h). IMP C IMVIP SEV ALEXANDRO AVC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ABΥΔH-NΩ-N, Nude Leander accompanied by Eros with torch, swimming right, crossing the Hellespont (Dardanelles), bust of Hero on top of light tower of Sestos facing left, holding oil lamp in her outstretched right hand to bring light in to the darkness of the night over the Hellespont. Very Fine.

Hero and Leander were one of the most famous lovers in ancient mythology. Hero was a priestess of Aphrodite who lived in the city of Sestos (on the Dardanelles). Leander was a young man from Abydos who lived on the opposite Asian side of the strait. Leander fell in love with Hero, but his parents were against a marriage. He would swim every night across the Hellespont to be with her secretly. Hero always would light a lamp at the top of her tower to guide her lover his way. However, one stormy night the waves tossed Leander in the sea and the breezes blew out Hero's light. Leander lost his way and drowned. When Hero saw his dead body, she threw herself over the edge of the tower to her death to be with him.
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Abydos (AD 222-235) AE 37 - Severus Alexander419 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE37 - Medallion (25.34g). Laureate and cuirassed bust right / Hero Abydos (?) before cow with (?) calf, in the background tree and prora. A bit tooled. VF.
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Abydos (BC 27-AD 14) AE 13 - Augustus175 viewsAugustus, 27 BC-14 AD. AE13 (1.83g). CЄBACTOY, bare head right; crescent to right / ABY, lyre. VF.
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Adada (AD 0-100) AE 15335 viewsPseudo-autonomous issue, ca 1st century AD. AE15 (3.03g, 6h). Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin / AΔAΔЄΩN, helmeted bust of Ares right. VF, brown patina. Ex Righetti Collection, 6187.
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Adada (AD 98-117) AE 17 - Trajan203 viewsTrajan, 98-117 AD. AE17 (4.37g). ΑΥΤ Κ ΝЄΡΟΥΑ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟC CЄΒ ΓЄΡ, laureate head right / ΑΔΑΔЄωΝ, the Dioskouroi, standing facing each other, holding spear in hand, two stars above. Green patina, gVF.
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Adada (AD 161-180) AE 19 - Marcus Aurelius224 viewsMarcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD. AE19 (3.96g). AVT KAI ANTΩ C•ЄB•, laureate head right / AΔAΔЄΩN, bust of Serapis right. nEF.
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Adada (AD 161-180) AE 37 - Marcus Aurelius212 viewsMarcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD. AE37. Laureate head right / M. Aurelius and L. Verus shaking hands. Dark patina, VF. Rare.
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Adada (AD 198-217) AE 25 - Caracalla304 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE25 (5.70g). Laureate head right / AΔAΔE[Ω]N, clasped hands. Fine, green patina. Rare city. Drewry Coll.
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Adada (AD 198-217) AE 31 - Caracalla284 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE31 (19.27g). ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΥP ΑΝ-ΤΩΝΕΙΝΟC ΕYC CEB, laureate bust right / AΔA-ΔЄΩN, the Dioskouroi, naked except for shoulder cloak, standing facing each other, holding spear in hand, bukranion in field above. Dark, green-brown patina, VF. Rare. Ex Gorny & Mosch, Auktion 113 (10/2001), 5496.
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Adada (AD 235-238) AE 25 - Maximinus I. Thrax193 viewsMaximinus I. Thrax, 235-238 AD. AE25 (8.16g). Draped, cuirassed and laureate bust right / AΔAΔЄ-WN, young Silenos (?) in short chiton sitting left on plinthe. holding thyrsos and bunch of grapes. Dark green patina, gVF. Very rare.
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Adada (AD 255-268) AE 29 - Valerian II & Salonina489 viewsValerian II, as Caesar, and Salonina, 255-258 AD. AE29 (13.14g). OVAΛЄPIANOC[..]O CAΛONЄI, draped bust of Salonina left, wearing stephane, and laureate and draped bust of Valerian II right, vis-à-vis / AΔAΔЄΩN, Hekate triformis, each head wearing a calathus, holding serpents and torches. Extremely rare. Dark brown patina, aEF.
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Adana (AD 0-100) AE 22641 views1st century AD. AE22 (5.40g). Turreted and veiled bust of Tyche right / ΑΔΑ-ΝΕΩΝ, horse standing left on ground line, right leg raised; ΔΙ and ΞΕ in field to left. Brown patina, VF. Righetti coll.
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Adana (AD 0-100) AE 29116 viewsImperial Times, 1st century AD. AE29 (13.95g). Bust of Dionysos with thyrsos right / Demeter enthroned with ears of corn and scepter. Green patina, VF. Franke coll.
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Adana (AD 100-200) AE 17394 viewsTime of Hadrian, or later, ca 2nd century AD. AE17 (3.03g). Head of the hero Adanos right / Turreted, veiled and draped bust of Tyche right. VF, dark green, almost black, patina.
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Adana (AD 193-217) AE 33 - Julia Domna333 viewsJulia Domna, wife of Septimius Severus, Augusta, 193-217 AD. AE33 (21.29g). Draped bust R; c/m: Nike standing left / Dionysus standing right, holding kantharos and thyrsos; at feet, panther left. Near VF, dark greenish-brown patina. Scarce.
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Adana (AD 198-209) AE 33 - Geta249 viewsGeta, as Caesar, 198-209 AD. AE33 (19.98g). A CЄΠTIMIOC ΓЄTAC KAICAP, draped and cuirassed bust right / AΔPIANIΩN AΔANЄΩN, Zeus standing facing, head turned left, resting on scepter and holding phiale over eagle. Almost very fine.
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Adana (AD 198-217) AE 28 - Caracalla307 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE28 (12.26g). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / Veiled and draped bust of Demeter right. VF, black patina under light earthen encrustation, light scratches under patina.
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Adana (AD 198-217) AE 37 - Caracalla & Julia Domna171 viewsCaracalla, with Julia Domna, 198-217 AD. AE37 (31.21g, 6h). Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Caracalla right / IOΛIAN ΔOMN-AN CЄBAC • AΔANЄωN •, draped bust of Domna right. VF, dark green patina, holed. Rare. Group CEM.
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Adana (AD 198-217) AE 38 - Caracalla131 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE38 (25.20g, 6h). AVT • KAI[C • M •] AVP ANTΩNЄINOC CЄB •, radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / [AΔ]P [CЄ]V ANTΩNIN[I]A–NΩN AΔANЄΩN, Zeus Nicephorus seated left; at feet, eagle standing left, head right. Good VF, green patina, minor roughness, scratches on forehead and before bust. Levante Coll.; ex La Galerie Numismatique IX (1/2007), lot 539.

An interesting coin struck late in Caracalla’s reign. This appears to be the earliest coin of Adana to name the city as “Severan” and “Antonine”. All earlier coins of the imperial era in Levante’s catalog bear either the honorific title “AΔPIANΩN" or a similar, shortened form.
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Adana (AD 202-205) AE 41 - Plautilla144 viewsPlautilla, Augusta, 202-205 AD. AE41 (37.48g, 6h). Draped bust right; star to left; crescent above star to right; countermark: Victory in circular incuse / Caracalla on horseback right, preparing to spear lion below, running left. Good VF, green patina with traces of earthen overtones, slightly weak strike. Krizan Coll.; ex CNG 64 (9/2003), lot 612; Levante Coll., 1228; Waddell I (12/1982), lot 472.
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Adana (AD 202-205) AE 42 - Plautilla365 viewsPlautilla, wife of Caracalla. Augusta, 202-205 AD. AE42 - Medallion (40.96g, 6h). Draped bust right; star to left; crescent above star to right; countermark: Nike standing left within incuse circle / Plautilla and Caracalla clasping hands.
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Adana (AD 217-218) AE - Diadumenian251 viewsDiadumenian, 217-218 AD. AE (19.63 g). M OPE DIADOUMENIANOS ANTWNI, cuirassed and draped bust right / MAKREINIANWN [ADANEWN, young Heros holding palm-branch; to the left, price-urn. Green patina, very fine.
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Adana (AD 217-218) AE 32 - Macrinus347 viewsMacrinus, 217-218 AD. AE32 (18.84g). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Tyche seated left on rocks, holding grain ears, river-god Sarus swimming left below. VF, dark green patina with some red, light adjustment marks on both sides.
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Adana (AD 217-218) AE 33 - Macrinus 155 viewsMacrinus, 217-218 AD. AE33 (16.50g, 6h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Tyche seated left on rocky outcropping, holding grain ears; at feet, half-length figure of river-god Sarus swimming left. VF, brown patina. Krizan coll.; ex CNG 53 (3/2000), lot 1127.
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Adana (AD 235-238) AE 28 - Maximinus I78 viewsMaximinus I, 235-238 AD. AE28 (13.47g, 5h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Tyche, holding grain ears, seated left within distyle shirine; at her feet, half-length figure of river-god Sarus swimming left. Fine, green patina.
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Adana (AD 238-244) AE 30 - Gordian III319 viewsGordian III, 238-244 AD. AE30 (12.42g, 6h). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Turreted and draped bust of Tyche right, within circle of the twelve signs of the Zodiac. Fine, light brown patina, areas of soft strike.
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Adana (AD 249-251) AE 30 - Trajan Decius249 viewsTrajan Decius, 249-251 AD. AE30 (18.77g, 6h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Zeus seated left, holding patera and scepter; at feet to left, eagle standing facing, head right. Near VF, earthen green patina. Alighieri Coll.
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Adana (AD 251-253) AE - Trebonianus Gallus337 viewsTrebonianus Gallus, 251-253 AD. AE (17.90g). AUT K G OUIB TRIBWN GALLOS SEB, cuirassed, radiate and draped bust right / ADRIANWN ADANEWN, Dionysos seated holding scepter rewarding resting athlete with wreath. Brown patina very fine.
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Adana (AD 253-260) AE - Valerian I365 viewsValerian I, 253-260 AD. AE (16.66g). Bust right / Zeus enthroned, holding phiale and scepter. Light brown patina, VF.
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Adana (AD 253-260) AE 29 - Valerian I359 viewsValerian I, 253-260 AD. AE29 (10.67g). Laureate and cuirassed bust right / Zeus seated left, holding phiale and sceptre. Near VF, green patina, a little rough.
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Adana (BC 164-27) AE 19351 viewsafter 164 BC. AE19 (8.71g, 1h). Veiled head of Demeter right / Zeus seated left, holding Nike and scepter; A/Θ to left. Good VF, dark green patina, reverse smoothed.
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Adramytteion (AD 98-192) AE 22668 viewsAntonine Period, 98-192 AD. AE22 (4.05g). AΔPAMY THN[ΩN], head of Dionysos right, wearing ivy wreath / CTPA TΩN ΠEPI A KAI KAΠIΩNA, Demeter seated left on cippus, grain ear and poppy head in right, scepter cradled in left. Very rare. Nice very fine.
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Adramytteion (AD 177-192) AE 32 - Commodus417 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE32 - Medallion (28.05g, 6h). Aelius Reginus, strategus. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Commodus right on horseback, raising hand; to right, soldier, holding shield and vexillum, standing left. Near EF, black-green patina, slight double strike on reverse. Extremely rare.
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Adramytteion (AD 193-211) AE 31 - Septimius Severus538 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE31 (23.94g). [A]VT K[...]PT[...] - CЄOVHPOC ΠЄPT, laureate, drapped and cuirassed bust right / ЄΠI CTP ΛOVK-IO B [...] / AΔPAMYTH/ΩN, emperor riding horse over bound captive. Brown patina, VF.
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Adramytteion (AD 198-217) AE 34 - Caracalla278 viewsCaracalla, 211-217 AD. AE34 (22.52g). Homonoia with Ephesos. ΑΥΤ[ΟΚΡ Κ]ΑΙ - Μ ΑΥΡΗ ΑΝΤΩΝЄΙΝΟC ΑΥΓ, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ЄΠΙ CΤΡ ΜΑΡΚΙΑΝΟΥ Β ΑΔΑΡΜΥΤΗΝΩΝ Κ ЄΦЄCΙΩΝ / Γ ΝЄΩ/ΚΟΡΩ/Ν / ΟΜΟ/ΝΟΙΑ, Artemis of Ephesos and Zeus of Adramyteion. Green patina, VF.
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Adramytteion (AD 198-217) AE 38 - Caracalla 137 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE38 (25.71g, 12h). Paulos, magistrate. Laureate and draped bust right / Septimius standing left, sacrificing from patera over altar and holding scepter, being crowned by Demeter(?) standing behind him. Fine, dark greenish-brown patina, obverse metal flaws. Rare. Frederick Coll.
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Adramytteion (AD 218-222) AE 34 - Elagabalus268 viewsElagabalus, 218-222 AD. AE34 (23.06g, 6h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / Zeus standing left, holding eagle and scepter. Near VF, dark greenish-brown patina, pierced through the center.
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Adramytteion (AD 218-222) AE 37 - Elagabalus17 viewsElagabalus, 218-222 AD. AE37 (25.90g). AVT K M AVP ANTΩNЄINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ЄΠΙ CTPA ΑΙΛ ΚΟΜΦ ΝЄΙΚΙΟV ΑΔΡΑΜVΤΗΝΩΝ, Zeus standing left, holding eagle and sceptre. VF.
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Adramytteion (AD 218-225) AE 19 - Julia Maesa93 viewsJulia Maesa, Augusta, 218-224/5 AD. AE19 (2.67g). IOVΛIA MAICA, draped bust right / AΔΡAMYTHNΩN, Dionysus standing left, holding cantharus and thyrsus. Rare. gVF.
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Adramytteion (AD 238-244) AE 2621 viewsTime of Gordian III, 238-244 AD. AE26 (7.52g). AΔPAMYTHNΩN, helmeted head of Athena left, wearing helmet and aegis / ЄΠI CT AΓЄCΠЄPOY AΔPAMYTHNΩN, Homonoia standing left, holding cornucopiae and patera. Very rare. Some breaks in patina on edge. VF.
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Adramytteion (BC 27-AD 14) AE 18 - Augustus189 viewsAugustus, 27 BC-14 AD. AE18 (4.08g). Gessios magistrate. ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΥ, laureate head right / ΓΕΣΣΙΟΥ, rider galloping. Rare. Dark green patina. VF.
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Adramytteion (BC 27-AD 14) AE 19 - Augustus120 viewsAugustus, 27 BC-14 AD. AE19 (6.87g, 12h). Laureate and draped bust of Augustus left / Laureate head of Zeus left. VF, green patina. Extremely rare, being the finest of only two known specimens.
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Aigai (AD 41-48) AE 17 - Messalina721 viewsMessalina, wife of Claudius. Augusta, 41-48 AD. AE17 (1.89g) Draped bust of Messalina right / Zeus standing left, holding eagle and scepter. Good VF, dark green patina. Rare portrait issue of Messalina in her own name.
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Aigai (AD 41-48) AE 17 - Messalina630 viewsMessalina, wife of Claudius. Augusta, 41-48 AD. AE17 (3.06g) Draped bust of Messalina right / Zeus standing left, holding eagle and sceptre. Good VF, dark green patina with earthen encrustation. Rare portrait issue of Messalina in her own name.
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Aigai (AD 41-54) AE 18 - Claudius I239 viewsClaudius I, 41-54 AD. AE18 (5.28g). ΤΙ ΚΛ[ΑΥΔΙΟC ΚΑΙ]CΑΡ CΕΒΑCΤΟC, laureate bust right / ΕΠΙ ΑΠΟΛΛΟΔΟΡΟΥ ΠΟ ΥΙΟΥ XΑΛΕΕΟΥ ΤΟ Β / ΑΙΓΑΕΩΝ, Apollo standing right with branch. Rare. Dark green patina, VF.
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Aigai (AD 41-54) AE 19 - Claudius270 viewsClaudius, 41-54 AD. AE19 (5.73g), ca 43-48 AD. TI KΛAYΔIOC KAICAP CEBACTOC, laureate head right / ЄΠI AΠOΛΛOΔOPOY ΠO YIOY XAΛЄOY TO B; AIΓAЄΩN in field; Apollo standing right, holding taenia and laurel branch. VF. Rare.

The full name would seem to be "Apollodoros, son of Poplios (or of the city), son of Chaleos."
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Aigai (AD 41-54) AE 20 - Claudius482 viewsClaudius, 41-54 AD. AE20 (5.31g), ca 43-48 AD. TI KΛAYΔIOC KAICAP CEBACTOC, laureate head right / AIΓEΩN, εΠI AΠOΛΛOΔΩPOY ΠΟ YIOY XAΛεEOY TO B, Apollo standing right, holding taenia and laurel branch. Nice very fine.
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Aigai (AD 43-55) AE 16 - Britannicus814 viewsBritannicus, son of Claudius and Messalina. Circa 43-55 AD. AE16 (2.90 gm). Chaleos, magistrate. Bare head of Britannicus right / Zeus standing left, holding eagle and sceptre. VF, dark green patina. Extremely rare; only four specimens cited in RPC.
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Aigai (AD 50-100) AE 16280 viewsImperial Times, ca 50-100 AD. AE16 (2.37g, 12h). Helmeted head of Athena left / Zeus standing left, holding eagle and scepter. VF, green patina. The magistrate’s name on the obverse is not clear. Ex Blank Coll.
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Aigai (AD 69-79) AE 17 - Titus & Domitian496 viewsTitus & Domitian, as Caesars, 69-79 AD and 69-81 AD. AE17 (2.97g, 6h). Apollonios, victor of the Nemean games. Laureate head of Titus right and draped bust of Domitian left, vis-à-vis / Apollo standing right, holding taenia and laurel branch. VF, black patina, minor roughness. Rare.
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Aigai (AD 69-79) AE 17 - Titus & Domitian138 viewsTitus & Domitian, as Caesars, 69-79 AD and 69-81 AD. AE17 (4.90g, 12h). Apollonios, son of Nemeonikos, magistrate. Laureate head of Titus right, facing bareheaded and draped bust of Domitian left / Apollo standing right, holding taenia and laurel branch; countermark: X within circular incuse. Near VF, dark brown patina with earthen deposits.
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Aigai (AD 69-79) AE 17 - Vespasian150 viewsVespasian, 69-79 AD. AE17 (3.62g). ΟΥΗCΠΑCΙΑΝΟC ΚΑΙCΑΡ, laureate head right / ΕΠΙ ΑΠΟΛΛΩΝΟΥ ΝΕΜΕΟΝΙΔΟΥ ΑΙΓ, Apollo standing right, holding taenia and laurel branch.
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Aigai (AD 69-79) AE 18 - Titus & Domitian217 viewsTitus & Domitian, as Caesars, 69-79 AD and 69-81 AD. AE18 (4.94g, 12h). Apollonios, son of Nemeonikos, magistrate. Confronted heads of Titus right, laureate, and Domitian left, bareheaded / Isis standing facing, holding sistrum; countermark: X within square incuse. VF, green patina, earthen highlights.

Howgego does not record this countermark for Aegae. It comes in two varieties, in a square incuse as on this coin, and in a circular incuse (e.g., CNG e277, lot 118)
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Aigai (AD 69-79) AE 18 - Vespasian149 viewsVespasian, 69-79 AD. AE18 (5.10g, 12h). Laureate head left / Apollo standing right, holding taenia and laurel branch. VF, grayish-green patina, light cleaning marks. Rare.
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Aigai (AD 69-79) AE 18 - Vespasian106 viewsVespasian, 69-79 AD. AE18 (4.81g, 12h), Apollonios, Nemean Victor. OYECΠACIANOC KAICAP, Laureate head right / ΕΠΙ ΑΠΟΛΛΩΝΙΟΥ ΝΕΜΕΟΝΙΚΟΥ / ΑΙΓΑΕΩΝ, Apollo standing right, holding taenia and laurel branch. VF. Rare. Tricarico coll.
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Aigai (AD 69-79) AE 19 - Titus & Domitian410 viewsTitus & Domitian, as Caesars, 69-79 AD and 69-81 AD. AE19 (3.86g). Apollonios, victor of the Nemean Games. Laureate head of Titus on left vis à vis bare head of Domitian on right / Isis standing facing holding sistrum. VF, dark green patina with some encrustations. Very rare.
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Aigai (AD 69-79) AE 20 - Vespasian338 viewsVespasian, 69-79 AD. AE20 (4.43g). Head Titus facing left / Apollo standing right, holding taenia and laurel branch. Fine.
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Aigai (AD 117-138) AE 19476 viewsQuasi-autonomous, 117-138 AD (time of Hadrian). AE19 (3.02g), struck under Agonothetes Ovl. Pole. IEPA - CVNKΛHTOC, bust of Senate, draped, laureate, right / EΠI.AΓΩ.OVΛ - [...], cult-statue of Apollo Chresterios, standing frontal, both hands outstretched, holding branch(?) in left hand and unknown small object in right hand; in left and right field AI - GA. Very rare, probably unpublished. About VF. Hoeft coll.

There is a type for Sabina with the rev. legend EΠI AΓΩ OVΛ ΠOΛE, SNG von Aulock 7674. Agonothetes is the title of a magistrate whose duty was the superintendence of games.
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Aigai (AD 117-138) AE 20 - Hadrian82 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AE20 (5.298g). AVTO KAI A∆PIANOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΕΠΙ ∆ΕΙΦΙΛΟΥ ΟΛΥΠΠΙΟΝΕΙΚΟΥ, Apollo standing right, wearing long drapery, taenia in right, laurel branch in left, ΑΙΓΙΕΩΝ downwards behind. 2nd known (?). VF, nice green patina.
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Aigai (AD 128-137) AE 20 - Sabina131 viewsSabina, Augusta, 128-136/7 AD. AE20 (5.10g). CABINA CЄBACTH, draped bust right / ЄΠΙ ΑΙΩ ΟΥΛ ΠΟΛЄ ΑΙΓΑ, Isis standing left, holding sistrum and raising hem of dress. Rare. VF.
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Aigai (AD 161-180) AE 27 - Marcus Aurelius440 viewsMarcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD. AE27 (10.23g). Pherekydos magistrate. AV KAI M AVPH ANTΩNEINΩ, bare head to right / EΠI CTP ΦEPEKYΔOY AIΓAE, helmeted Athena standing facing, head left, holding Nike right, leaning on shield with spear. Rare. Good very fine.
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Aigai (AD 177-192) AE 20 - Commodus49 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE20 (5.95g). AVTOKP KOMOΔ, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / AI ΓAEΩN, Tyche with cornucopia und rudder. VF.
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Aigai (AD 177-192) AE 31 - Commodus146 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE31 (13.50g, 6h). Claudius Ponticus, strategus. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Isis standing facing, wearing crown, head right, holding long scepter surmounted by globe and situla. Good VF, dark brown patina with earthen deposits in devices. Very rare. From Group CEM.
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Aigai (AD 193-211) AE 32 - Septimius Severus442 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE32 (20.91g). Apollodorus, magistrate. Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right; c/m: laureate head right within small circular punch / Emperor, holding sceptre, in slow quadriga left. Fine, brown patina, a few scratches. Wagner Coll.; Ex Mabbott Coll. (Schulman, 6/1969), 1409; Münzen und Medaillen XIII (6/1954), 886.
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Aigai (AD 222-235) AE 50 - Severus Alexander618 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE50 - Medallion (49.60g). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Tetrastyle temple; cult statue within, Nike standing on apex. Unpublished. Nice VF, dark green and brown patina with a trace of red, some light smoothing in fields. Unique. Quite impressive and huge.
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Aigai (AD 249-251) AE 41 - Trajan Decius183 viewsTrajan Decius, 249-251 AD. AE41 (37.99g). Struck under M. Aurelius Paulus. ΑΥΤ Κ Γ ΜЄC KVIN ΤΡΑΙAΝO[C] ΔЄΚΙ - ΟC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / Zeus, nude, standing right, head left, scepter in left hand, eagle in right. Two holes, possibly for inclusion in jewelry in ancient times. About VF.

MFA inventory no. 64.293. Purchased from Robert E. Hecht, Jr. in 1964 by the Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoe Wilbour.
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Aigai (AD 253-268) AE 20369 viewsTime of Valerian-Gallienus, 253-268 AD. AE20 (5.10g). ΑΙΓH, Tyche (the Amazon Aegae); axe at shoulder / AIΓAEΩΝ, Tyche standing, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Very fine.
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Aigai (BC 20-AD 4) AE 16 - Caius & Lucius506 viewsCaius & Lucius, Caesars, 20 BC-4 AD and 17 BC-2 AD. AE16 (3.50g, 11h). Diphilos Phaita, agonothete. Bare head of Lucius Caesar right / Bare head of Caius Caesar right. VF, black-green patina with traces of light green overtones. Ex Wagner Coll.
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Aigeai (AD 37-41) AE 271108 viewsTime of Caligula, 37-41 AD. AE27 (15.05g). dated Year 87 (40/41 AD). Head Alexander the Great right / AIΓAIΩN THC IЄPAC KAI AVTONOMOV MI ZΠ, head of Julius Caesar right. Nice green patina, VF.
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Aigeai (AD 37-41) AE 3077 viewsTime of Caligula, 37-41 AD. AE30 (18.98g, 12h). Dated CY 86 (39/40 AD). Head of Dionysus right, wearing ivy wreath and head band; thyrsus over far shoulder / AIΓЄAIωN upward to left, ςΠ (date) to upper right, ANTIΓ[Ο] to lower right, draped bust of Poseidon right, wearing taenia; trident before. VF, earthen black patina. Rare. Levante Coll.; ex von Aulock Coll.
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Aigeai (AD 41-54) AE 19 - Time of Claudius432 viewsTime of Claudius. 41-54 AD. AE19 (5.09g, 12h). Dated Year 90 (43/4 AD). Veiled and turreted head if Tyche right / Bridled head of horse left, P (date) in reverse legend. VF, nice green green patina.
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Aigeai (AD 41-54) AE 2499 viewsTime of Claudius, 41-54 AD. AE24 (8.89g, 12h). Dated CY 90 (42/3 AD). Helmeted bust of Athena right / Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia; to left, retrograde P (date) above AΘA. VF, dark greenish-brown patina. Ex Krizan Coll.
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Aigeai (AD 41-54) AE 25 - Claudius313 viewsClaudius I, 41-54 AD. AE25 (10.50g, 12h). Laureate head right / AIΓE/AIΩN / CTPA in three lines across field; all within wreath. VF, dark green patina, minor porosity.
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Aigeai (AD 41-54) AE 25 - Time of Claudius358 viewsTime of Claudius. 41-54 AD. AE25 (10.90g, 1h). Dated Year 89 (42/3 AD). Draped and helmeted bust of Athena right, with aegis / Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. ΘΠ (date) in reverse legend. VF, wonderful dark and light green patina.
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Aigeai (AD 41-54) AE 30371 viewsTime of Claudius, 41-54 AD. AE30 (22.02g), struck 43/44 AD. Bust of Isis right, cornucopia to right / AIΓAIΩN, Athena Promachos standing left, wearing long chiton and helmet, holding spear in right hand, shield in left hand; AΘA monogram to left. Nice sandy dark green patina, VF.
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Aigeai (AD 53/4) AE 22 - Britannicus344 viewsBritannicus, Caesar. AE22 (7.28g, 12h), dated CY 100 (53/4 AD). Bare head right / Legend and date (ET) P in four lines within wreath. VF, green patina, a little uneven but fine high-relief portrait.
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Aigeai (AD 68/69) AE 27234 views1st century AD. AE27 (13.40g, 12h). Dated Caesarean Era 115 (68/9 AD). Head of Perseus right, wearing cap and gorgoneion surmounted by eagle(?) / Helmeted and draped bust of Athena left; in right field, date above monogram; c/ms: serpent-entwined staff within incuse rectangle and goat kneeling left within incuse circle. Near VF, mottled black-green patina with traces of olive and red, minor hairline flan crack.
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Aigeai (AD 81-96) AE 18 - Time of Domitian255 viewsTime of Domitian, 81-96 AD. AE18 (3.50g,1h), dated year 135 (88/9 AD). Veiled, turreted and draped bust of Tyche right / Head of horse left; ΛE [P] (date) in reverse legend. VF, green-brown patina, minor chip.
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Aigeai (AD 81-96) AE 19 - Time of Domitian273 viewsTime of Domitian. 81-96 AD. AE19 (5.17g,12h), dated year 135 (88/9 AD). Veiled, turreted and draped bust of Tyche right / Head of horse left; [P] ΛE (date) in reverse legend. Near VF, brown patina, minor scuffs reverse.
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Aigeai (AD 81-96) AE 20 - Domitian342 viewsTime of Domitian, 81-96 AD. AE20 (4.60g, 12h), dated Caesarian Era 135 (88/9 BC). Herakleonos(?), magistrate. Wreathed head of Asklepios right; serpent-staff to right / Eagle standing left, head right; date to left, ΗΡΑ[ΚΛΕΩΝΟC?] below. VF, green and brown patina, light cleaning marks.
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Aigeai (AD 81-96) AE 22 - Domitian76 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AE22 (7.29g, 12h). Laureate head left / Athena seated left on cuirass, holding eagle in right hand, scepter in left; shield at side. VF, green patina under a thick layer of earthen deposits. Ex Krizan Coll.
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Aigeai (AD 81-96) AE 24293 viewsTime of Domitian, 81-96 AD. AE24 (10.27g). Dated CY 135 (88/9 AD). Confronted busts of the Dioskouroi; two stars above / City-goddess seated right, holding aphlaston; goat at her feet; [AΛP] date in legend. VF, green patina.
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